The Daily Nosh – Revelation 4: 1-2a
After this I looked, and behold, a door standing open in heaven! And the first voice, which I had heard speaking to me like a trumpet, said, “Come up here, and I will show you what must take place after this” At once I was in the Spirit… (ESV) Revelation 4: 1-2a
Nosh: In order to accomplish what God had asked of Him, John, the author of this passage, needed the supernatural assistance of God’s Spirit. This is a clear picture of the nature of ministry and service to God. If God calls us to do something for Him, assume it is a partnership of divine and human effort. Like John, we will need His supernatural help in order to be successful. We are also wise to assume that without it we will fail.